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Swan mussels  'Anodonta cygnea'

Swan mussels 'Anodonta cygnea'

plants and garden

Regular price £17.00 Sale

** Please note this variety may not be in stock and may be substituted for Painter mussels with prior notification **

Swan mussels are a relatively large species of freshwater mussel with shells that feature a pale green and brown colour. Approximately sized 10-20cm, they sit at the bottom of the water feeding on particles of decaying vegetation and small live foods. As a result they act as great filtration organisms for the water. 

Better suited to medium-large sized ponds with muddy soil, they thrive alongside plenty of wildlife. Please note that they are sensitive to aquatic medications 

They can live for up to 12 years and can bring huge benefits to the overall condition of your pond. 

As a guide we recommend 1 mussel per m². 

Your mussels will be picked and packed carefully to ensure they arrive to your door alive and fresh. Please unpack orders as soon as possible.

During the "Available Season" we aim to deliver all orders between Tuesday and Friday. According to our stock availability orders might be placed on hold until plants are in a suitable condition to be sent or in case you have placed an order out of Available Season. We will keep you informed via email about a delivery date.

Our couriers will leave orders with a neighbour or in a cool shaded area if there is no one at the address provided.

Please note that we only ship to the UK.